Dr. Brian Campbell

Dr. Brian Campbell is a Full Professor of Physical Science at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU). He specializes in Geology and Paleontology.

EDUCATION

1987 – B.S. Mathematics, The University of Wisconsin

1993 – M.S. Geology, The University of Iowa

1997 – Ph.D. Geology, The University of Iowa

1997 – Began teaching at SWOSU

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

  • 2019: Awarded Most Entertaining Booth, Job Fair Department of Education
  • 2015: Awarded 2015 Outstanding Alumni Distinguished Educator Award, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, WI
  • 2013: Astronaut Candidate Program, second tier candidate, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX
  • 2012: Awarded Top 10 Higher Education STEM Educators in Oklahoma
  • 2012: Awarded Bernhardt Excellence in Teaching Award, SWOSU
  • 2011: Nominated for Bernhardt Excellence in Teaching Award, SWOSU
  • 2005: Selected for inclusion in the ninth edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005
  • 2004: Selected for inclusion in the eighth edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004
  • 2004: In the Southwestern University Newspaper, voted by students Friendliest Professor on campus
  • 2004: In the Southwestern University Newspaper, voted by students Most Knowledgeable Professor on campus
  • 2004: Invited to participate in the Outstanding Professors’ Academy, Educators’ Leadership Academy
  • 2003: Selected for inclusion in the seventh edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2003
  • 2002: Selected for inclusion in the sixth edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2002
  • 2002: Invited to participate in the Outstanding Professors’ Academy, Educators’ Leadership Academy
  • 2002: Selected for inclusion in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
  • 1996 – 1997: Nominated Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, The University of Iowa
  • 1994: Awarded Connie Belin National Center for Gifted Education Program, The University of Iowa
  • 1990 – 1992: Nominated Iowa Academy of Science: Excellence in Science Teaching Award

RECENT NATIONAL AND STATE REVIEWS

  • 2019 Invited NASA Reviewer, STEM Engagement, National Space Grant
  • 2019 Oral Physical Science presentation review for 2019 OK-LSAMP state meeting, Stillwater, OK
  • 2017 Official software reviewer for “At Play in the Cosmos”, Astronomy software, W.W. Norton
  • 2016 Official textbook reviewer for “Understanding the Earth”, 8th edition, W.H. Freeman & Company
  • 2016 Official textbook reviewer for “Geology in Focus”, 1st edition, Kortz and Smay, W.H. Freeman & Company
  • 2015 Official textbook reviewer for “Understanding the Earth”, 8th edition, W.H. Freeman & Company
  • 2014 Official textbook reviewer, Chapter 4 – Scientific Epistemology for “Teaching High School Physics”, C. Wenning & R. Vieyra
  • 2014 Official textbook reviewer, Chapter 5 – Inquiry in Introductory Physics for “Teaching High School Physics”, C. Wenning & R. Vieyra
  • 2014 Official textbook reviewer, Chapter 12 – Teaching the Nature of Science for “Teaching High School Physics”, C. Wenning & R. Vieyra
  • 2014 Official textbook reviewer for “The Physical Universe”, 14th edition, Krauskopf, McGraw Hill
  • 2010 Official textbook reviewer for “The Changing Earth”, 5th Edition, Monroe, Brooks Cole

RECENT CONTRIBUTED NATIONAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

McDaniel, T., Ellis Co., OK Dig: Research of possible B. antiquus or intermediate species between B.a. and B.b., 2014.

Kirkpatrick, K., A Method for Determining Three-Dimensional Shapes from Two-Dimensional Cross Sections: Application in Invertebrate Paleontology, 2014.

Campbell, Brian; Classen, Zella, Spring Creek Formation, Arbuckle Group, Kiowa County, OK. Presented at NCUR – National Council for Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, WI, 2012.

Classen, Zella, Spring Creek Formation, Arbuckle Group, Kiowa County, OK. Presented at NCUR – National Council for Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, WI, 2012.

Campbell, Brian; Classen, Zella, Statistical Count of Invertebrata from Ordovician West Spring Creek Formation, Arbuckle Group, Kiowa County, OK. Presented at NCUR – National Council for Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, WI, 2012.

Smith, Antonette, Spring Creek Formation, Arbuckle Group, Kiowa County, OK – Paleontological investigations, 2011.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: brian.campbell@swosu.edu Office Number: CPP 102-D
Phone Number: 580-774-3118

TEACHING: BASIC COURSES

SCI 1503 Concepts of Physical Science
SCI 1501 Concepts of Physical Science Lab

TEACHING: GEOLOGY

GEOL 1934/L Physical Geology/Lab

OTHER ACTIVITIES

JULY 2015 – PRESENT
Director and Developer, SWOSU Honors Program

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Campbell, B. D., McDaniel, T. (2015) Intermediate Bison from Ellis Co., OK. Submitted for peer review in Fossil Record, digital edition.

Campbell, B. D., (2004) Freshwater Findings, Summer 2004, Science & Children.

Campbell, B. D., (2003) Chapter 15: Evolving Earth, CD Essay for Chpt. 15, Revised version of McGraw-Hill Higher Education text book, The Physical Universe, 9e by Krauskopf and Beiser.

Campbell, B. D., (2002) The Summer Science and Mathematics Academy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Submitted for peer review in The Electronic Journal of Science Education.

Campbell, B. D., Bryant, R. J. (2001) An Investigation into U.S. Religious Doctrines and Scientific Thought. Submitted for peer review in The Electronic Journal of Science Education.

Neathery, M. F., Campbell, B. D., & Chandler, J. (2000) Shaping Pre-service Teachers’ Attitudes: An inquiry Approach to Course Reform. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, Vol. 4, No.1.